Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

4th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Electromobility is a Way to Sustainability for MONETA Money Bank

At MONETA Money Bank, the fourth largest domestic bank with one million customers, we focus on sustainability to achieve long-term success and profitability.  
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23rd March 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

IEA Global energy and CO₂ status report

* 2017 was the warmest non-El Niño year * 2015, 2016, 2017 warmest years on record * Consistent across all datasets 
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9th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

OECD Taxing Energy Use 2018

OECD Taxing Energy Use 2018 report describes patterns of energy taxation in 42 OECD and G20 countries (representing approximately 80% of global energy use), by fuels and sectors over the 2012-2015 period.
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13th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

LeasePlan Czech Republic: Spotlight on emissions: Exploring greener alternatives for fuel

The attitude of fleet managers in the Czech Republic to the topic of the electric car is highly influenced by two factors. As shown by our international survey, the emphasis on the price of the instalments of a leasing contract is stronger than in the Western European countries. It is also important to say that the awareness of environmental problems in the Czech Republic is not as deep as in those countries.
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25th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

Eurostat: Czech Republic achieves 2020 goal for share of renewables in energy consumption

According to Eurostat, in 2016, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 17% in the European Union (EU), double the share in 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available. Among the 28 EU Member States, 11 have already reached the level required to meet their national 2020 targets: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Croatia, Italy, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Finland and Sweden.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic